Category Archives: Family

The Promise

Recently an episode of a long running TV series on Netflix pointedly focused on being a father. A successful surgeon went on a countryside trip, sat in a restaurant all day, waiting. He was hoping the elderly owner of the … Continue reading

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Daniel Yun: Journey Of A Singaporean Filmmaker

A single-minded focus of being the best drove and defined the former boss of MediaCorp Raintree Pictures During last year’s mid-autumn festival (中秋节), a day when ethnic Chinese worldwide celebrate what is also called Mooncake festival by gathering with family … Continue reading

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My Father

When I was growing up, I thought my father would be around forever. Many of us make this same mistake. I was lucky he was around to see me through some milestones in life. Tomorrow is Ching Ming again. This … Continue reading

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A Marriage That Works

Two evenings ago, my eldest sister Lucy came by with her husband Richard, to visit my mother. They brought some durians for her. It was dinner time. While we were talking, she told us matter-of-factly that it was their 46th … Continue reading

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Her Bottle Of Chilli

We often hear someone lament, ‘I miss my mother’s cooking’. There is something about our mother’s cooking that stays with us. In all ways positive. In all ways wonderful. I have often wondered if it is the way our taste … Continue reading

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